How to open multiple instances of MobaXterm in Windows 10?

To run multiple instances of MobaXterm in Windows, you have to ensure it is configured first in the settings.

Settings changes for Multiple instances

Go to: MobaXterm -> Menu Settings -> Configuration
Click on the Misc TAB
Check “Allow multiple instances of MobaXterm”
Click the OK button.
Settings completed!

How to start a second (or third and so on) MobaXterm instance?

Let us explore a quicker way of opening MobaXterm multi-instance

  • Open your first MobaXterm instance
  • Then, from the Windows 10 taskbar
  • Right-click on the MobaXterm tab
  • Then click on MobaXterm from the right-click pop-up menu.

Your new MobaXterm instance will be opening in a few seconds!